Ukrainian 2018 dairy products export UAH7 milliard
18.01.2019 16:19 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this week, while speaking within the meeting of Ukrmolprom (Ukrainian National Dairymen Association), Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Olena Kovaliova has said, as to preliminary estimation, Ukrainian 2018 dairy products domestic/export market sales totaled UAH57 milliard, while Ukrainian dairy products’ export exceeded UAH7 milliard, Ukrinform says referring to the Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food report.
«As of now, the Ukrainian dairy sector shows positive results, with the raw milk quality having become better and Ukraine having entered the top 10 world dairy products’ exporters. As to our estimation, Ukrainian 2018 total dairy products domestic/export market sales totaled UAH57 milliard, while Ukrainian dairy products’ export exceeded UAH7 milliard,» she said.
As to her, within Jan-Sept 2018 Ukrainian dairy processors have boosted their domestic extra (up 33.8%) and highest (7.8%) grades’ raw milk purchases against 2017 similar. However, at same time, dairy processors have declined their domestic 1 grade (down 8.9%) and 2 grade (15.1%) grade raw milk purchases against 2017 similar.